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    Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s  chief executive Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese...

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    Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers

    Reuters . New York/San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Alphabet Inc’s Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar...

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    Dhaka stocks post modest gains for third day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Dhaka stocks gained slightly for the third day on Monday as some investors continued with buying shares amid expectation of better earnings disclosures from companies...

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    All NRBs can buy wage-earners bond

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    All non-resident Bangladeshis, including businesspeople and professionals, are eligible to invest their earning and remittance in buying wage-earners development bond, said law ministry. Bangladesh Bank...

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    Ride-sharing service cos to pay VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Value-added tax at the rate of 5 per cent on ride sharing service will be applicable only on the service providing companies’ share in the...

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    Accord-listed factories make only 1 pc remediation progress in 6 months 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Safety remediation in the readymade garment factories inspected by the European buyers’ platform Accord on Fire and Building Safety registered only one per cent progress...

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    FY19 trade deficit narrows by 14.76pc

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Country’s trade deficit narrowed by 14.76 per cent or $2.68 billion in the recently concluded financial year 2018-2019 compared with that in the previous fiscal...

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    Banks must keep CRR, SLR against offshore unit exposures

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday made maintaining cash reserve ratio and statutory liquidity ratio compulsory for the banks against their exposure through offshore banking operations (OBO)....

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    Wholesalers agree to sell rawhides to tanners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 18, 2019

    The wholesale traders of hides and skins of the country on Sunday agreed to sell rawhides to the tannery owners as they promised to pay the traders their dues gradually...

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    NBFIs witness 32pc default loan increase in Jan-March

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Defaulted loans in the non-bank financial sector increased 32.3 per cent or Tk 1,761 crore during the January-March quarter of the year 2019 amid massive irregularities in the sector that finally resulted...

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